Vision: to be Canada's authoritative voice on evidence-based approaches for obesity prevention, treatment, and policy.
Mission: to improve the lives of Canadians affected by obesity through the advancement of anti-discrimination, prevention, and treatment efforts.
1. Addressing the social stigma associated with obesity
2. Changing the way policy makers and health professionals approach obesity; and
3. Improving access to evidence-based prevention and treatment resources.
The Canadian Obesity Network - Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO) is Canada's largest professional obesity association for:
We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. To this end, CON-RCO works toward reducing weight bias and stigma through research, education, and action.
CON-RCO aims to facilitate knowledge exchange regarding obesity prevention, treatment, and policy.